Tag: Bowhunting

Pre-Season Ramblin’ – PP027

Tag along this week as Mike and Aaron cover pre-season expectations, strategies, gear, and do some general BS’ing about bowhunting.  As we post this, Aaron is in Ontario, Canada waiting for a black bear, and Mike is one week away from his first backcountry…

Season Prep with Jim Dean (Jimmy Tarps) – PP025

This week we brought Jim Dean of Jimmy Tarps back on to talk about preparations for the upcoming hunting season.  We talk about equipment/set-ups, scouting, rucking, and dig deep into backcountry meal prep.  If you’ve been considering doing your own meal prep and dehydrating…

Jared White, The Foraging Beard – PP021

In this weeks episode, we talk with Jared White.  Jared takes woodsmanship to another level; he is a hunter that loves gathering.  His knowledge of resources and wild edibles is something we strongly admire.  Our conversation dives into properly identifying wild edibles, local and…

Bob Smith, Big Stick Archery – PP018

Bob Smith of Big Stick Archery joined us for this weeks podcast.  We had an absolute blast talking about making bows, backcountry traditional bowhunting, gear, and even goats.  Known for his amazing longbows and humorous personality, Bob has made quite the name for himself. …

Andy Ponce, Addictive Archery – PP015

Listen along as we interview Andy Ponce, owner and operator of Addictive Archery, during his trip to the Western States Traditional Rendezvous.  Andy is best known for his custom arrows that he makes in North Western Oregon.  Andy’s support and dedication to the traditional…

Looks Can’t Kill 

Let me set the scene for you…  It’s a miserably hot late summer day.  I walk into Cabelas, greeted by the smell of roasted cinnamon cashews mixed with the fragrance of new gear.  The air conditioning system hits me like a ton of bricks,…

Judgement Call

Every year I hunt, a familiar voice enters my head.  It taunts me, asking questions and suggesting to do what may be right or wrong.  As the weary whitetail approaches, the voice gets a louder.  Each step the deer takes, striking a hoof to…

A Haversack Hiatus

Rucking up and heading into the wild unknown brings many memories to mind.  Some of them painful, others amazing. 

The Modern Hunter and Gatherer

To some of us, the hunter hasn’t changed much in the hundreds of thousands of years that have passed since it was an acceptable social title.  Waking up under a star-covered sky, grabbing the weapon that is an extension of ourselves, and heading off…

The Switch

At one point, not long ago, I was a die hard compound bow hunter. I think a lot of the mindset and “necessity” for the use of a weapon that took less practice and time was because I assumed it would fill the freezer faster….

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